Online Safety

Low mood: a guide for parents

13th Feb 2019
Low mood: a guide for parents Clinical Psychologist Dr Asha Patel on the signs and possible causes of low mood in children and young people, and how parents can help. What is low mood? Low mood is the… Read More

Boosting a young person’s self-esteem at different ages

7th Feb 2019
It’s Children's Mental Health Week and ParentZONE have got some advice on ways you can help raise a child’s self-esteem and support them to develop into confident young people. Their latest article (below) explores how you… Read More

Story Time - a brilliantly engaging way to talk to Primary children about online safety

5th Feb 2019
The theme for this year's Safer Internet Day is 'Together for a better internet' - and what better way to celebrate than with the launch of our brand new digital book for younger children, Story… Read More

Ready to hit GAME>PLAY? Saturday, 23rd February 2019, 10.30 - 18.00 at Exeter Phoenix

5th Feb 2019
The countdown is on, less than a month until Exeter’s inaugural one-day gaming festival opens its doors to the public hosted by Exeter Phoenix, the South West's foremost multi-artform venue. Supported by Exeter City Council… Read More

5 things parents should know about screen time

8th Jan 2019
Screen time is in the news again, but parents are still getting mixed messages about how much is ‘too much’. Here’s how to take a reasonable, flexible approach - and get your kids on board… Read More

Digital well-being and eSafety

17th Dec 2018
Dear Parent/carer, Here is December's digital well being and eSafety newsletter. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Eo-TMOX-poFqLZdlteQO1uBkekYA3KSOCLrmFos6Uss/ Kind Regards, Admin Team Read More

What is the Momo Challenge – and should I be worried about it?

16th Dec 2018
Media reports in recent months have suggested a new social media viral trend is to blame forchildren harming themselves, or in the worst cases reported, dying by suicide. The reports havebeen disputed, but if you… Read More

‘Strip Fortnite’: Everything you need to know about the trend

9th Dec 2018
Fortnite is currently one of the most popular online games out there and receives a lot of its publicity through videos posted on YouTube of influencers playing the game. As it becomes more and more popular, it… Read More

Jeffy: What is it and what do you need to look out for?

17th Nov 2018
Jeffy is the main character of a popular YouTube puppet show watched by millions of people published by the channel SuperMarioLogan. At first glance, the puppets and other Muppet-like characters may seem child friendly, but in reality,… Read More

OCTOBER: Schools Digital Well-Being & eSafety

7th Nov 2018
OCTOBER: Schools Digital Well-Being & eSafety This is the newsletter for schools subscribing to my weekly videos for parents and teachers about eSafety, technology, video games and children. It is designed to be shared via… Read More